Want a margarita in a dribble glass, sir?

May 10, 2011

Blog Guy, I know you’re blogging from vacation, and some of your readers have been debating where you might have gone.

Thanks for your interest. I’m at a world-famous practical joke camp for adults.

A practical joke camp for adults? What’s it called?

“Camp Juvenile, where the novelty never wears off!” We spend two weeks learning the basics of really amusing practical jokes, with an emphasis on the classics.

It’s wonderful here. I love meals in the rustic mess hall, where every seat has a whoopee cushion and they only serve drinks in dribble glasses.  Last night at campfire, the director doused the flames and the logs kept relighting. We were in stitches!

Meanwhile, you can’t walk five steps here without seeing a pile of poop or barf.  Of course it’s all fake. I think.

I don’t know, Blog Guy. Sounds like you’re interacting with a bunch of poorly adjusted misfits.

Yeah, quite a departure from my daily blogging, huh? Hey, you want to smell this flower in my lapel?

Oops, gotta run. They’re making us write postcards to the folks back home. “Dear Mom, I’m having a great time. P.S., Mom, your shoelace is untied.”

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Top: Actress Halle Berry reacts as actor Ashton Kutcher tells her she has been caught on camera for his MTV show “Punk’d” after she was told she could not enter the theater for the premiere of her new film “Gothika” because all the seats were filled, November 13, 2003 at the film’s premiere in Los Angeles. Kutcher’s show plays elaborate practical jokes on his celebrity friends. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Right: Mike (R), a homeless man, commits “pie-icide” next to Marguerite Ostrovaski (L) and other members of the National Pie Association in hopes of bringing awareness to the plight of the homeless in San Francisco, in a 1998 photo.  REUTERS

Right: Outgoing White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove reacts upon finding his Jaguar car wrapped in plastic and adorned with stickers as a practical joke, at a parking lot on the White House grounds in Washington, August 29, 2007.  REUTERS/Jason Reed

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I love punk’d.

Posted by Screened | Report as abusive

In the first one, it looks like Ashton just told Halle that her dress straps were undone and she was on TV, resulting in Halle trying to clutch to her dress while laughing, embarrassed.

Never been in a pie-fight, though would like to be.. no, sir, pie-cide is not for me… Death by Chocolate however is an option ;)

The last one was just precious…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Halle-luia what a Berry :) Just joking…not.

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

I wonder how how much Kutcher paid for that ensemble.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

Oh, so that’s Ashton Kutcher, and not some homeless bum. Although technically those the the same thing.

You know, I’ve never before seen someone laugh so hard that their dress fell off.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

Nosmo, you’re just not going to the right parties…

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

With a tip of the dress strap to Allan Sherman.

Hello, mother.
Hello, father.
Here I am at
Camp Laugh a Lotta.
Where my dress now,
is always falling,
and photographers to me are always calling:
“Take it off!” er, “Smile”
and then a pie is thrown
and Ashton Kutcher
who’d have known
he dresses badly
so we laugh
and laugh
so very madly…

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

In high school, on a whim, I asked out an , uh, outgoing woman I knew from another high school. On our date, she looked just like Halle Berry in that photo — big hair, big laugh, and all.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

Doc, you are a Legend.
A Legend I say.
The freshmen still speak of you with hushed voices of awe.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

Her name was Sharon. Nosmo, you should have seen her sister Cheryl. They had a brother named Cam. Uh-oh.

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